What does PPL mean?
Definition, Use Cases, Examples

PPL Meaning

PPL stands for People. PPL is an internet slang abbreviation that refers to human beings.

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How is PPL used? Use Cases & Examples

The slang expression PPL is common throughout digital communications and used in casual, but not formal, situations. A similar teenage slang expression peeps is also derived from the word people. In the context of language PPL means participle.

Examples of how your teen might use the slang term PPL:

-Ok, PPL, meet me in the courtyard by the fountain right after class.

-Are the ppl at that gymnastics club nice?

-ppl in hawaii are so chill

-I’m so confused after French class today. Would you please help me with ppl agreement?

How to Identify if your child is using the PPL slang word

You might learn your child is using this slang term by chance when a text pops up on the phone screen. But while the slang term PPL is harmless, other teenage slang terms could indicate that your teen is talking about risky behaviors or communicating with potentially dangerous people.

Having a parental control app on your child’s phone will give you peace of mind by alerting you to your child’s exposure to risks encountered on their phone. With a parental control app installed on your child’s phone, you have the control to set alerts to help your teen avoid the pitfalls of predators, drug dealers, and other negative influences. Having the ability to vary the level of monitoring gives you the power to choose what is right for your child, and these levels can be adjusted easily at any time.

How to talk with your child about use of the PPL slang word

Because of the Covid pandemic, we all have experienced an unusual level of isolation in recent years. This isolation hit teenagers especially hard. Unable to attend school or participate in in-person group activities, they were forced to become even more dependent on digital communications. This dearth of socialization contributed to increased mental health issues for teenagers worldwide.

Here are some ideas for talking with your kids about shaking their Covid-isolation malaise and getting back into face-to-face interactions:

  • If you’re feeling awkward about joining in groups again, maybe a structured activity would feel more comfortable. Are there any sports teams or clubs you’d like to join?
  • Maybe we could roleplay standing around at a party and chatting, so you’ll feel better about going to that birthday party this weekend.
  • Let’s have a cookout or a pizza party with about three or four of your friends, so you can get used to talking to everyone in-person again.
  • Are there activities you’ve been participating in online that will translate well into in-person activities?

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